The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2005

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Vampire Hunter D: Raiser of Gales Hideyuki Kikuchi (Dark Horse Comics/DH Press 1-59582-014-0, May 2005, $8.95, 250pp, tp, cover by Yoshitaka Amano) [Vampire Hunter D] Vampire novel, the second in a series which has spawned anime films. Translated by Kevin Leahy from the Japanese (Asahi Sonorama 1985). Illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano.

Killer Karma Lee Killough (Meisha Merlin 1-59222-006-1, Aug 2005, $23.95, 300pp, hc, cover by Hoang Nguyen) Mystery with dark fantasy elements, featuring a ghost detective.

Jason X: Planet of the Beast Nancy Kilpatrick (BL Publishing/Black Flame US 1-84416-183-8, Jun 2005, $7.99, 398pp, pb) [Friday the 13th] Novelization based on the movie character. Copyrighted by New Line Cinema. This has the same ISBN as the simultaneous Black Flame UK edition, but only lists US and Canadian prices.

Electronic Echoes of the Mind Wade A. Kimberlin (Mundania Press 1-59426-108-3, Jun 2005, $12.00, 173pp, tp) SF novel. A space pilot becomes involved in a plot involving a genetically engineered super soldier, an evil corporation, and a computer-worshipping cult. A first novel. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [], or from Mundania Press, 6470A Glenway Ave. #109, Cincinnati OH 45211-5222.

Lost in the Labyrinth Patrice Kindl (Houghton Mifflin/Graphia 0-618-39402-8, Sep 2005, $7.99, 194pp, tp, cover by Pamela A. Consolazio) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 2002) young-adult fantasy novel retelling the story of the minotaur.

Carrie Stephen King (Pocket 1-4165-2430-4, Sep 2005, $5.99, 253pp, pb, cover by Lisa Litwack) Reissue (Doubleday 1974) horror novel. This has the 1999 introduction by King. Second printing.

The Colorado Kid Stephen King (Dorchester/Hard Case Crime 0-8439-5584-8, Oct 2005, $5.99, 178pp, pb, cover by Glen Orbik) Associational thriller/crime novel with possible connections to the Dark Tower series. Afterword by King.

The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah Stephen King (Simon & Schuster/Scribner 0-7432-5455-4, Apr 2005, $16.95, 413pp, tp, cover by Steve Stone) [Roland (Gunslinger)] Reprint (Grant 2004) dark fantasy Western novel, book six in the series.

The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah Stephen King (SFBC #1159161, Apr 2005, $11.99, 413pp, tp, cover by Bernie Wrightson) [Roland (Gunslinger)] Reprint (Grant 2004) dark fantasy Western novel, book six in “The Dark Tower” series.

The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower Stephen King (SFBC #1159159, Nov 2005, $12.99, 845pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Roland (Gunslinger)] Reprint (Grant/Scribner 2004) fantasy novel, book seven in “The Dark Tower” series; this is similar to the Scribner trade paperback edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back.

The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower Stephen King (Simon & Schuster/Scribner 0-7432-5456-2, Nov 2005, $18.95, 845pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Roland (Gunslinger)] Reprint (Grant/Scribner 2004) fantasy novel, book seven in “The Dark Tower” series. Illustrated by Michael Whelan.

Everything’s Eventual Stephen King (Pocket 1-4165-2435-5, Sep 2005, $5.99, 583pp, pb, cover by Mark Stutzman) Reissue (Scribner 2002) collection of 14 stories. Second printing.

From a Buick 8 Stephen King (Pocket 1-4165-2431-2, Sep 2005, $5.99, 487pp, pb, cover by Tom Hallman) Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 2002) horror novel. Second printing.

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Stephen King (Pocket 1-4165-2429-0, Sep 2005, $5.99, 264pp, pb, cover by Lisa Litwack) Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 1999) associational novel. This indicates second printing.

The Green Mile Stephen King (Pocket 1-4165-2433-9, Sep 2005, $5.99, 536pp, pb, cover by Lisa Litwack) Reissue (Plume 1997) associational novel that originally appeared as a six-part serial (Signet 1996). This indicates second printing.

Pet Sematary Stephen King (Pocket 1-4165-2434-7, Sep 2005, $5.99, 562+xiii, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1983) horror novel. This has the 2001 introduction by King. Second printing.

Roadwork Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-19787-9, Apr 2005, $7.99, 307pp, pb) Reprint (Signet 1981 as by Richard Bachman) associational non-supernatural horror novel. This follows the 1999 edition with King’s 1996 introduction. 10th printing.

’Salem’s Lot Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-51648-7, Nov 2005, $35.00, 594 + xiii, hc, cover by Jerry N. Uelsmann) Reissue (Doubleday 1975) vampire horror novel. This illustrated edition has photos by Jerry N. Uelsmann, a new introduction and a 1999 afterword by King, and adds 50 pages of alternate and deleted scenes and two related stories.

The Talisman/Black House Stephen King & Peter Straub (Grant, Donald M. 1-880418-53-3, 2003, $150.00, 735 + 639pp, bx) Two-volume slipcased set of two dark fantasy novels: The Talisman (Viking 1984) (-63-0) and Black House (-45-2), both with new illustrations and design by Rick Berry. A limited edition of 3,500, with The Talisman signed by Straub and Berry. This is dated 2003, but not seen until now. Donald M. Grant, PO Box 187, Hampton Falls NH 03844; [].

Warhammer: Gotrek & Felix: The Second Omnibus William King (BL Publishing/Black Library US 1-84416-126-9, Nov 2004, $50.00, 1005pp, hc, cover by Greg Staples) [Warhammer: Gotrek & Felix] Omnibus/collection of three novelizations based on the fantasy roleplaying game, all in the “Gotrek & Felix” series: Beastslayer (2001), Vampireslayer (2001), and Giantslayer (2003), plus one novella and a glossary. Copyrighted by Games Workshop. This is the first US edition; it appears to be identical with the UK edition (Black Library 10/04).

The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story Rudyard Kipling (Candlewick Press 0-7636-2317-2, Jun 2005, $19.99, 158pp, hc, cover by Nicola Bayley) Reprint (Macmillan 1894 as part of The Jungle Book) young-adult collection of three stories and six poems, illustrated in color by Nicola Bayley.

The Jungle Books Rudyard Kipling (Penguin/Signet Classics 0-451-52975-8, Apr 2005, $4.95, 362pp, pb, cover by Henri J. F. Rousseau) Reprint classic young-adult omnibus/collection of The Jungle Book (1894) and The Second Jungle Book (1895). This has a new afterword by Alev Lytle Croutier.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Beyond the Wardrobe: The Official Guide to Narnia E. J. Kirk (HarperCollins 0-06-076553-4, Oct 2005, $19.99, 128pp, tp) [Narnia] Non-fiction, a guide to the world of Narnia, its roots in myth, its author, and the movie, illustrated with a mix of stills, photos, and art including drawings by Pauline Baynes. Copyrighted by C.S. Lewis Pte. [C. S. Lewis]

Step Into Narnia: A Journey Through The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe E. J. Kirk (HarperCollins 0-06-057213-2, Oct 2005, $19.99, 64pp, hc) [Narnia] Children’s picture book full of factoids on Narnia and the story. A movie tie-in.

Lost in Space: Geographies of Science Fiction ed. Rob Kitchin & James Kneale (Continuum 0-8264-7920-0, May 2005, $22.95, 211pp, tp) Reissue (Continuum 2002) non-fiction gathering of critical essays, with an introduction by Michael Marshall Smith. Continuum, 370 Lexington Ave., New York NY 10017; []; [].

Diablo: Moon of the Spider Richard A. Knaak (Pocket Star 0-7434-7132-6, Jan 2006, $6.99, 321pp, pb, cover by Glenn Rane) Novelization based on the dark fantasy computer game. Copyrighted by Blizzard Entertainment.

DragonLance: The Minotaur Wars, Volume Two: Tides of Blood Richard A. Knaak (Wizards of the Coast 0-7869-3637-1, Apr 2005, $6.99, 371pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [DragonLance: Minotaur Wars] Reprint (Wizards of the Coast 2004) novelization based on the roleplaying game, second in The Minotaur Wars. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

Warcraft: War of the Ancients, Book Three: The Sundering Richard A. Knaak (Pocket Star 0-7434-7121-0, Aug 2005, $6.99, 371pp, pb, cover by Bill Petras) [Warcraft: War of the Ancients] Novelization, the third in a trilogy based on the electronic game. Copyrighted by Blizzard Entertainment.

The Darker Passions: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Amarantha Knight (Circlet Press 1-885865-36-8, Apr 2005, $14.95, 190pp, tp, cover by Matt Towler) [Darker Passions] Reprint (Masquerade 1995) horror novel, an erotic revision of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic. Knight is a pen name for Nancy Kilpatrick.

Master of the Moon Angela Knight (Berkley Sensation 0-425-20357-3, May 2005, $7.99, 322pp, pb, cover by Franco Accornero) [Magekind] Contemporary dark fantasy novel with Arthurian elements in the Magekind series. A female werewolf discovers a vampire has moved into her town, and gets help from a sexy sidhe warrior.

Dragon Champion E. E. Knight (Penguin/Roc 0-451-46047-2, Dec 2005, $14.00, 371pp, tp, cover by Paul Youll) [Age of Fire] Fantasy novel, the first book of The Age of Fire. A young dragon may be the last of his kind.

Tale of the Thunderbolt E. E. Knight (Penguin/Roc 0-451-46018-9, Mar 2005, $6.99, 331pp, pb, cover by Koveck) [Vampire Earth] SF horror novel, book three of The Vampire Earth. David Valentine takes over a ship on a quest for a weapon that can stop the vampiric aliens.

Valentine’s Rising E. E. Knight (Penguin/Roc 0-451-46059-6, Dec 2005, $7.99, 350pp, pb, cover by Koveck) [Vampire Earth] SF horror novel, book four of The Vampire Earth.

What Rough Beast H. R. Knight (Leisure 0-8439-5456-6, Feb 2005, $6.99, 374pp, pb) Reprint ( 2001 as by Harry Squires) horror novel.

Shredder: Iron Angel Karen Koehler (KHP Industries/Black Death Books 0-9767914-2-0, Jun 2005, $15.00, 284pp, tp) [Shredder] Horror novel, the first in a trilogy. This is a print-on-demand book available online at [] or from KHP Industries, PO Box 588, Effort PA 18330.

The Ghosts of Grand Detour Rebecca Kohles (iUniverse 0-595-33902-6, May 2005, $15.95, 212pp, tp) Contemporary dark fantasy novel. A woman gifted with the power of a seer seeks peace in a small town only to find it haunted by an ancient evil. This is a print-on-demand book, available online at [], or from iUniverse, 2021 Pine Lake Road, Suite 100, Lincoln NE 68512; 800-288-4677.

Talk Kathe Koja (Farrar Straus Giroux/Foster 0-374-37382-5, Mar 2005, $16.00, 134pp, hc, cover by Rick Lieder) Associational young-adult novel of teens in a play. A Frances Foster book.

Forever Odd Dean Koontz (Bantam 0-553-80416-2, Dec 2005, $27.00, 337pp, hc, cover by Tom Hallman) [Odd Thomas] Thriller, sequel to Odd Thomas, about a man who communicates with the dead. Odd searches for a missing friend.

Forever Odd Dean Koontz (SFBC #1200313, Jan 2006, $13.99, 303pp, hc, cover by Tom Hallman) [Odd Thomas] Reprint (Bantam 2005) horror novel, sequel to Odd Thomas. This is similar to the Bantam edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Hideaway Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-20389-1, Jul 2005, $7.99, 413pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1992) horror/fantasy novel. This has a new afterword by Koontz. 20th printing.

Life Expectancy Dean Koontz (SFBC #1175964, Jan 2005, $13.49, 335pp, hc, cover by Tom Hallman) Reprint (Bantam 2004) horror novel. This is similar to the Bantam edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Life Expectancy Dean Koontz (Bantam 0-553-58824-9, Nov 2005, $7.99, 476pp, pb, cover by Tom Hallman) Reprint (Bantam 2004) horror novel.

The Taking Dean Koontz (Bantam 0-553-58450-2, May 2005, $7.99, 410pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 2004) SF horror novel. A small community is cut off from the rest of the world by the arrival of aliens.

Velocity Dean Koontz (Bantam 0-553-80415-4, Jun 2005, $27.00, 400pp, hc) Associational serial killer horror novel.

Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein, Book One: Prodigal Son Dean Koontz & Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam 0-553-58788-9, Feb 2005, $7.99, 469pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Novelization based on Koontz’s original concept for the TV series. Copyrighted by Koontz.

Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein, Book Two: City of Night Dean Koontz & Ed Gorman (Bantam 0-553-58789-7, Aug 2005, $7.99, 455pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Novelization based on Koontz’s original concept for the TV show. Copyrighted by Koontz.

The Historian Elizabeth Kostova (Little, Brown 0-316-01177-0, Jun 2005, $25.95, 642pp, hc) Vampire novel. A woman researches the secret history of Vlad the Impaler, Dracula, and her own family. A first novel.

The Historian Elizabeth Kostova (SFBC #1181726, Jul 2005, $12.99, 642pp, hc) Reprint (Little, Brown 2005) vampire thriller. This is similar to the Little Brown edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Amphora Project William Kotzwinkle (Grove 0-8021-1803-8, Oct 2005, $23.00, 335pp, hc) SF novel. Space pirate Jockey Oldcastle and his crew seek to investigate a secret project to create immortality.

The Haunted Screen: Ghosts in Literature and Film Lee Kovacs (McFarland 0-7864-2605-5, Feb 2006, $29.95, 183pp, tp) Reprint (McFarland 1999) non-fiction, a critical look at ghosts in nine films and the literary works that inspired them. Includes bibliography and index. McFarland, Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640; 800-253-2187; [].

A State of Disobedience Tom Kratman (Baen 0-7434-9920-4, Aug 2005, $7.99, 435pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) Reprint (Baen 2003) near-future SF novel about a new American Revolution.

Crucible Nancy Kress (Tor 0-765-34603-6, Jun 2005, $6.99, 384pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Crossfire] Reprint (Tor 2004) SF novel, sequel to Crossfire.

Freedom’s Apprentice Naomi Kritzer (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58674-2, May 2005, $6.99, 356pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) [Dead Rivers] Fantasy novel, second in the “Dead Rivers” trilogy based on Ancient Greek culture.

The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss Kathleen Krull (Random House 0-375-82298-4, Jan 2004, $16.95, 48pp, hc) Picture-book biography of Dr. Seuss as a young boy. Illustrated with art by Seuss and by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher. This is dated 2004, but not seen until now. [Geisel Theodore]

Tierrazul Daniel Krummenacher (Living Stone Press 0-9713441-6-7, 2004, $18.00, 258pp, tp) Far-future SF novel with mystic elements. A planetologist on a remote planet is pursued by killers. Living Stone Press, PO Box 11218, Boulder CO 80301.

Alternities Michael P. Kube-McDowell (ibooks 0-7434-9780-5, Jan 2005, $12.95, 401pp, tp, cover by Brandon Diaz) Reprint (Ace 1988) SF novel.

The Journal of Professor Abraham Van Helsing Allen C. Kupfer (Tor/Forge 0-765-31012-0, Sep 2005, $9.95, 204pp, tp) Reprint (Forge 2004) horror novel, The supposed journal of the vampire hunter from Bram Stoker’s Dracula, “edited and with critical commentary” by Kupfer.

Deryni Checkmate Katherine Kurtz (Ace 0-441-01341-4, Dec 2005, $24.95, 324pp, hc, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Deryni] Reprint (Del Rey 1972) fantasy novel, second in the original “Deryni” trilogy, revised and expanded to be in line with later “Deryni” novels.

In the King’s Service Katherine Kurtz (Ace 0-441-01209-4, Jan 2005, $7.99, 370pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Deryni] Reprint (Ace 2003) fantasy novel in the “Deryni” series, set during the reign of Donal Haldane.

Codex Derynianus II Katherine Kurtz & Robert Reginald (Underwood Books 1-887424-96-2, Oct 2005, $19.95, 360pp, tp, cover by Hannah M. G. Shapero) [Deryni] Reprint (Underwood/Borgo 1998 as Codex Derynianus) non-fiction guide to the world of Kurtz’s Deryni books. The cover title is still Codex Derynianus. This second edition has been updated, corrected, and somewhat expanded.

Galactic Combat: Prelude to War Allan Kuskowski (AuthorHouse 1-4208-6819-5, Oct 2005, $28.50, 325pp, hc) SF novel, the first in a trilogy. A first novel. A trade paperback edition (-6820-9, $19.95) was announced but not seen. This is a print-on-demand edition available online at [] or from AuthorHouse, 1663 Liberty Drive, Suite 200, Bloomington IN 47403.

Two-Handed Engine Henry Kuttner & C. L. Moore (Centipede Press 0-9712051-3-2, Jul 2005, $225.00, 915pp, hc, cover by Richard Powers) Collection of 37 stories, focusing on the authors’ collaborative works. Edited and with an introduction by David Curtis. This is a slipcased, limited edition of 300. Centipede Press, 2565 Teller Court, Lakewood CO 80214; [].

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